The City of Armadale is committed to the preservation of trees and consider them one of our most important assets.
Trees are an integral part of the City’s urban landscape contributing significantly to the landscape character and our local sense of place, and Council has approved significant budget allocations towards forward planning, planting and ongoing maintenance of street trees within the City.
- Trees are potentially the largest and most significant element in the urban landscape and provide critical ecosystem services such as shade, habitat, filtration and carbon sequestration.
- Trees also provide a connection to nature, a sense of local character, reduce heat related stress and can act as traffic or storm water control devices.
- The use of appropriate trees benefit the entire community by maximising the environmental, psychological, economic and aesthetics that trees provide to the community, for now and in the future.
- Trees are an integral part of the City’s urban landscape contributing significantly to the local character of the community, and Council has approved significant budget allocations towards the planting and ongoing maintenance of street trees by the City.
The City considers some inconvenience arising from street trees as a necessary consequence of living in an urban environment where trees deliver significant community benefit.
- Reduce heat in urban environments by providing shade
- Improving mental health and well-being
- Providing habitat for a diversity of fauna and wildlife
- Clean the air by removing carbon dioxide and other air pollutants
- Reduce glare & act as wind and noise buffers
- Providing attractive streetscapes
- Providing a sense of place and a connection to nature
The City's arboriculture team conduct inspections of diseased, pest affected or unhealthy trees and address health concerns in relation to trees located on verges, in parks, reserves and road medians.
If you are concerned about the health of a street tree, please contact Customer Service on 9394 5000 firstname.lastname@example.org